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Potassium cyanide

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Potassium cyanide

Molecular formula: CKN CAS# 151-50-8
Categories: Inorganic salt
Names
English:
Caswell No. 688A
Cyanide of potassium
Potassium cyanide [Wiki]
Potassium cyanide (K(CN))
kalium cyanid
potassium;cyanide(IUPAC)
Русский:
Цианид калия [Wiki]
калиевая соль синильной кислоты
цианистый калий
German:
Blausaures Kalium
Cyankalium
Kaliumcyanid [Wiki]
Zyankali
العربية:
سيانيد البوتاسيوم [Wiki]
Ελληνικά:
Κάλιο κυανίδιο(IUPAC)
Κυανιούχο κάλιο [Wiki]
Español:
Cianuro de potasio(IUPAC) [Wiki]
Cianuro potásico
French:
Cyanure de potassium [Wiki]
Italiano:
Cianuro di potassio [Wiki]
日本語:
シアン化カリウム(IUPAC) [Wiki]
中文:
氰化钾 [Wiki]

Variants of the formula:

KCN
K-C%N
N\\\C^-\hK^+
K^+_(x1.5,N0)C`^-%N
Elemental composition
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Symbol Element Atomic weight Number of atoms Mass percent

Reactions in which Potassium cyanide is involved

  • {M}OH + H{X} -> {M}{X} + H2O , where M = Li Na K Rb Cs; X = F Cl Br I NO3 CN IO3 BrO4 ClO4 N3 [AuCl4] ClO2
  • {M}2O + 2H{X} = 2{M}{X} + H2O , where M = Li Na K Rb Cs; X = F Cl Br I NO3 CN IO3 ClO4 BrO4
  • KCN + 2H2O -> HCOOK + NH3"|^"
  • 3K4[Fe(CN)6] "650^oC"--> Fe3C + 5C + 3N2"|^" + 12KCN
  • AuCl3 + 4KCN -> K[Au(CN)4] + 3KCl